Quiz Me! - People: World War II Test your knowledge about people in the World War II era. 1 / 10 This US President issued Executive Order 9066 authorizing forced internment of Japanese-Americans which was later upheld as constitutional by the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States. Harry S. Truman Dwight D. Eisenhower Herbert Hoover Franklin Delano Roosevelt 2 / 10 After being a commander in World War II, Omar Bradley became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was promoted to the rank of five star General and later led the Veteran’s Administration. From where did Bradley receive his military training? Westpoint Military Academy Texas A&M Annapolis Naval Academy Air Force Academy 3 / 10 Historians determined that this person was wrongly denied the U.S. military’s top honor because of his race. In 1997, he became one of only seven African Americans to have ever received the military’s Medal of Honor. Doris “Dori” Miller Vernon Baker Cesar Chavez Thurgood Marshall 4 / 10 President Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to keep the United States from entering World War II by implementing which of the following? A Good Neighbor policy Expanding the rights of Japanese Americans Negotiating directly with Adolf Hitler A New Deal with the Axis powers 5 / 10 Due to his knowledge of submarines, Chester Nimitz was a leading Naval authority. Which of the following is also associated with Nimitz? He was instrumental in the success of the Berlin Airlift He graduated with top honors from West Point He represented the United States when Japan surrendered He eventually became President of the United States 6 / 10 This United States President graduated from West Point and later achieved the highest ranking position in the American Army. Theodore Roosevelt Dwight D. Eisenhower Woodrow Wilson Harry S. Truman 7 / 10 Prior to 1991, the Flying Tigers had not received U.S. military credit for their time fighting the Japanese in World War II. They had not received this credit because They were not American citizens and could not be granted credit They did not win any victories against Japanese forces They flew for China, which was one of the Axis powers They were considered volunteers at the time of their service 8 / 10 This person commanded the Pacific Fleet during World War II Chester Nimitz George Patton Norman Schwarzkopf Walton Walker 9 / 10 All of the following are associated with the work of the Navajo Code Talkers except: The group was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2001 They eventually used over 600 words to create an unbreakable code They used a mix of traditional Navajo and new words to create the code They created the code to communicate with each other as prisoner of war 10 / 10 This group was instrumental in keeping United States military communication safe from the Japanese in World War II The Flying Tigers The Tuskegee Airmen The Yellowjackets The Navajo Code Talkers Your score is Try another 10!